Bauer Business Focus

Houston Company Wants To Use Blockchain Technology To Improve Health Record System

IT services firm Amsys promises to revolutionize how electronic patient records are stored

Ken Parekh founded Amsys in 2003. Its subsidiary Amchart aims to use Blockchain technology to create a patient-controlled health data system

If you’re into technology, you have probably heard of Blockchain, a digital accounting method for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

A Houston company wants to use this technology to create a new universal health record system.

For this week’s Bauer Business Focus, we sat down with Khalid “Ken” Parekh, founder and CEO of IT services firm Amsys and founder of its subsidiary Amchart.

Click on the play button above to listen to the interview.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters and the Houston Press Club. Florian is a native of Germany. His studies...

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